OAK BROOK, Ill., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) (the "Company") today announced that Scott Miller has joined RPAI as vice president, director of development – western division. In this role, Mr. Miller will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and initiating new and existing real estate development opportunities in the Company's Western Division, which include the master plan development, design and operation of class-A mixed-use projects such as Main Street Promenade and Plaza del Lago in the Chicago metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and Southlake Town Square in the Dallas MSA.
"As we begin the next phase of value creation here at RPAI through densification and expansion of several existing high-quality assets, Scott's experience in complex, mixed-use environments, as well as his deep understanding of REIT operating structure and capital allocation, make him the perfect fit to expand our development team," said Shane Garrison, president and chief operating officer.
Mr. Miller joins RPAI with over 20 years of real estate finance, asset management and development experience, largely in the retail real estate sector, where he held positions at GGP, Westfield, and most recently, Lillibridge Healthcare Services. Mr. Miller received a B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University and an M.B.A. in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin.
Nick Over, Mr. Miller's counterpart in the Company's Eastern Division, joined RPAI in March 2015 and currently oversees RPAI's eastern redevelopment pipeline, which consists of Circle East (formerly known as Towson Circle), Carillon (formerly known as Boulevard at the Capital Centre) and One Loudoun Downtown.
ABOUT RPAI Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a REIT that owns and operates high quality, strategically located shopping centers in the United States. As of March 31, 2018, the Company owned 106 retail operating properties representing 19.5 million square feet. The Company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPAI. Additional information about the Company is available at www.rpai.com.
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